The Lake District Rock Climbing
View from Helvellyn across the Thirlmere Lake Towa...
Some of the earliest climbing done in England was done here in the Lake District. The scenery around The Lakes attracts many tourists from all over which make the roads a very busy in the summer. Once you park up and head to the crag youll be able to enjoy the scenery with fellow climbers and hikers. There are many fine cliffs in The Lakes, with many of them offering high quality multi pitch routes.
Head North on the M6 towards Kendal. Turn left at Kendal and follow the traffic into the Lake District National Park.
Climbing Season For the England area.
Weather station 9.2 miles from here
69 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',27],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Lake District
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Lake District:
Featured Route For The Lake District
Haste Not. 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : White Ghyll Crag
Sustained climbing with spectacular situations. Starts at a recess just left of Gordian Knot. P1) The left hand corner of the recess is climbed to the overhang. Cross the wall on the left with difficulty to reach a groove in the slab. Follow the groove passed an awkward bulge to a large ledge and block belay. 70' 5.7+. (From here a two pitch variation over the roofs was climbed in 1966 and named The Horror by Paul Ross and Peter Myers with some aid on P1 . It was freed in 1978 by Ron Fachett but...[more] Browse More Classics in International